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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unshackle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not bound by shackles and chains

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Examples

  • "Then," said Asaad, "there is no more to be said;" -- rising, and with clasped hands walking the room; -- "_Religion unshackled -- Religion unshackled_, is my doctrine."

    Fox's Book of Martyrs Or A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphant Deaths of the Primitive Protestant Martyrs

  • I wanted to be unshackled from the bonds of corporate megalomaniacs who insisted that they knew what was good best for me.

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  • Guido remembers it well, the economy was unshackled from the sado-monetarism of shadowing the Bundesbank on White Wednesday and so began our long unbroken boom ...

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  • From every angle, these pieces were pure expression unshackled by grades or answers or "correct-ness".

    Judy Shapiro: The Battle for Arts in Schools Is a Battle, Consumers Can't Afford to Lose

  • Saloojee said the court's decision "unshackled" doctors and nurses who were ready and willing to help pregnant women with HIV.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Israelis, on the other hand, are "unshackled" Jews.

    Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

  • The "unshackled" Senator Joe Lieberman has announced a rather interesting hire to be his communications director - Marshall Wittmann, who just a couple of years ago had the same job for Senator John McCain.

    The Empire Zone

  • The S&L industry had been clamoring for years to be "unshackled" from the "anti competitive", and "burdensome" regulations instituted in the 30s under Roosevelt after the nations last economic disaster, The Great Depression, bought to you by those same miscreants, and cast of characters responsible for the current state of affairs, i.e.; the Fed, their minions, the money center banks, Wall Street, and lobbyist in Washington.

    Financial Sense Newshour

  • Once "unshackled" the S&Ls proceeded to run amok, chasing risk, and higher returns wherever they could be found.

    Financial Sense Newshour

  • "unshackled" Church leaders from the "mental weight of being an established church".

    New Statesman

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